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let's get to work. >> here is the main story we are following tonight on cnn, from new york city, across new england, up to ontario, deep snow fall, hurricane force winds now, plenty of cleaning up and digging out. across several states, a half million homes are without power tonight. take a look at this accumulation in wallingford, connecticut. that is 44 inches! the the city of poston saw the snow reach 21 inches deep there. that is where a tragic accident happened. a teenager claimed into this car to get warm. the tail pipe was blocked, in the snow and the boy died in a matter of minutes. >> ems were coming out of the boy, at around this point, i got a look at his face. eyes rolled back in his head. i have seen that look before. >> this is part of the country recovering from hurricane sandy, one of the most devastating storms to hit the east coast. it isn't a new phenomenon, experts say our weather patterns are changing due to global warming. we dispatched a team of team of cnn reporters across the country and around the world to investigate, how bad can these storms become? a
's here. it's going to happen again. >> people and cities once safe. now in the eye of the fury. >> i see the weather changing. absolutely. >> is this the era of the superstorm? >> water level is rising substantially. >> and are we ready? >> if this wall had been here -- >> for the next one? >> i've been telling everybody, the big flood is coming. we better start building the ark. >> living near the ocean, there's always that chance that the ocean is going to come take away everything that you've got. but never did i imagine that this was going to happen to me and my family and my community. >> even now, given all that has happened to him and his family, it is still hard for nick camerada to understand it all. he has lived here, along the shores of staten island, for two decades, with his wife and four boys. back in 2011, camerada survived hurricane irene. so he paid close attention to reports of another potential hurricane headed his way in late october. >> it's been a very fickle storm, but it's going to be sucked in here, into the northeast somewhere. >> we were all hoping that the sto
providence, right in front of city hall. there has not been a soul in sight in the last four hours that i have been here. that's how abandoned it is. an emergency vehicle drove up to see if we were doing all right here. i spoke to the governor today. i was with the mayor, i was in the emergency command center tonight, chris. their real concern, they said we know we're going to have power outages. the issue is how many. if the snow doesn't get more dry, if it doesn't get colder, frankly, they're expecting many power outages. they say a prolonged storm is what they fear. not only afterwards do they have the plowing issue. they have the snow removal issue. one thing that makes this very different than 1978, the governor told me that technology today is so much better. i saw the gps they have on their plows now. the technology is so much better that they are able to prepare in advance, get those plows exactly where they need to be, get the cars off the roads in advance, that they're not going to have the same issues. you had 26 deaths here in 1978 during that blizzard. and here you go, anothe
. as brash as the city he led. >> i changed the city of new york. i gave people back their morale. >> his own words, a true american oerm. >> plus, game on. our super bowl preview, the big game, the big hits. cnn's rachel nichols and pat o'brien cover it all. >> also, this just in. jennifer lawrence, wait, she's approaching at high speed. >> that's what i'm talking ability. >> thank goodness. this is breaking news. >> after thursday's electrifying entrance, the two-time oscar nominee brings back the drama and her director, david o. russell. >> i have been terribly blessed. >> and she reveals what she thinks of me. >> we were texting. i said i had to be here. i said, i'm going to be on piers morgan with you, and his reply was, ooh, we're so cool. >> this is "piers morgan tonight." >> good evening. on a day of a deadly attack on a u.s. embassy in turkey and rising protests against egypt, the changing of the guard in the state department paused to pay tribute to ed koch, the mayor of new york died of congestive heart failure at 88. he ran the city he loved for three terms. he never slowed down a
% of new york city but had more than half the deaths from hurricane sandy, 23 people died here. there are still an estimated 1400 people who are homeless. i was here three months ago because so many homes were damaged. this right here was a home. and you can see it is rubble and it has stayed rubble. this next door was heavy di damaged however they're rebuilt it. the family that rebuilt was hoping to move in but because of the blizzard they had to stop the work. there was so much concern in staten island because of what happened three months ago, just a couple of blocks away from here. a woman had her two children. her car was blown offer the road and she couldn't hold on to them. they found them later, 2 of the 23 that died and there still is to this day but as a matter of fact across the street you see that tent, people aren't living in that tent. it has been put up to provide hot feels for homeless people. when this started there were people who were homeless from sandy having luncheon side that tent. there's a great sense of relief that the blizzard wasn't as bad as it was
transformation, starting with you. when you look at what's happened to this city, and you made a documentary, that's a key part of that, how do you feel about your legacy? >> i will tell you, frankly .i believe that i created the foundation. i gave people back their morale. cy built 250,000 housing units and affordable rentals. and a whole host of other things. it it created the climate for what ultimately others after me, david dinkins and rudy giuliani and the new mayor, mike bloomberg, particularly him, have done. we are once again the international capital of the world. i honestly truly believe that. >> when you look at what's happening in the gun tonight in america, clearly new york made a clear stand about guns. and it's pretty successful. new york is becoming a pretty city, in comparison to cities like chicago? what's your view on the debate? >> i believe the constitutional amendment to really address the issue. when we're doing like we are doing it a little bit at a time and the united states supreme court has a tendency to strike down what we do, washington, d.c. banned guns in the
knicks basketball team, they had been scheduled to fly back home, back to new york city after tonight's game in minneapolis. they are stuck in minnesota tonight because of this blizzard. it is dumped already several inches of snow on the city. there is much more to come here before in the overnight hours. i want to go to ellison's standing out there in manhattan. it looks a little calmer. it looks nice. >> reporter: you are looking at an impromptu snowball fight. started out with about ten people. the bars are getting out and everyone is rushing down the street running through it. the plows broken up and the fire department broke it up and they were serenaded with snowballs as well. having a lot of fun as best they can. >> serenaded by snowballs. i see a car and i know you have been driving around. we were talking earlier, with the governor, deval parick, in forcing a travel ban. you could not be on the roads after 4:00. what is the deal? why am i seeing cars? >> there are basically a few cars here and there but they are usually following emergency vehicle plows or people with plows o
. if it's all snow, that's 20 to 30 inches of snow for you. new york city is not going to get all of that. there's going to be some rain that falls down. even though the potential is there for 30 inches, it isn't going to happen because for a while tomorrow afternoon, it's going to rain. here's basically the worst scenario of the two models. this one does believe they're going to collide and make one big storm. 14 for new york city, but 34 in boston, 34 in portland. and then all of a sudden, piers, you have winds of 60. we're never going to see 16 inches in albany. it will be a 6 foot drift over the ground as the wind blows the snow everywhere. >> and for those of us like me, chad, woo have an early morning flight out of here to england, what are the chances of any flights getting out tomorrow? >> what day would that fly be? >> tomorrow morning. >> there are still planes in. and that's the good news. planes are still getting into new york. they're going to want to get all those planes out. so that would be good for you because they don't want those planes sitting there with 30 inches of s
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would be set off in a major city, but it could happen. 9/11 happened. people would have this to not only defend themselves against an individual intruder. >> here is the thing. if you strip out the ar-15 from the equation and take all the guns out, that senator feinstein wants to take out -- wait a minute. you're still left with 2,200 guns you can legally buy. >> the problem is you're obsessing over one gun that a bad human being has used a couple of times. >> no, no, wait. >> no, no, let me finish. hold on a second. >> the past five mass shootings in america. >> guess what, the last shooting that i could have been a victim of, it wasn't an ar-15. you're obsessed over the ar-15. have you ever had a gun to your head? >> no. >> have you ever had a man look you in the eyes and say i'm going to your head off? >> no. >> with expletives while grinning? i had a gun to defend myself. i didn't have an ar-15. he didn't have an ar-15. >> why would you need an ar-15 in that situation? >> you're missing the point. >> i'm not missing the point. >> anything is an assault weapon when it's in the bad han
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. adrift in the middle of the gulf of mexico. but by day's end, it's obvious this virtual floating city is almost completely powerless with nothing but back-up generators. passengers find themselves without hot water or working toilets, and eventually, without enough to eat. you can hear the desperation in the calls from the ship. >> it takes three and a half hours to get food. the smells -- i can't even describe them. there is sewage, raw sewage. pretty bad. you walk in the hallway, you have to cover your face. we don't have any masks for breathing. >> dead in the water, all anyone at sea or on land can do is wait. >> actually, the first day i was able to get through to tim, i cried. and one of my friends who was with me got through to her husband, and we cried, too. partly out of fear and frustration because at that point, we still didn't know exactly what had happened and if it would happen again. we still were very in the dark. that was very scary times, and yes, people are starting to lose it a little bit. tempers are flaring. people are being very snippy. >> with no air conditioni
. that isn't the most shocking story out in a courtroom. we'll come back with the new york city alleged cannibal cop. >>> the case of the cannibal cop has shocked even see it all new yorkers. i want to warn you again about the graphic details. a police officer on trial for plotting to kidnap, kill and eat dozens of women. the defense claims they're just fantasies. deborah feyerick joins me with the latest. a really grisly, grisly case. is this guy just fantasizing or was there enough evidence to suggest he was planning to do this? >> that's what the jurors are going to have to decide. was this some crazy fantasy fetish or do the facts show that he was planning to do this? what prosecutors did today was introduced a series of e-mails to try to prove that this cop, this six-year veteran of the nypd actually conspired with others online to kidnap a woman, then cook her, and eat her. they talk about a different body parts, how they're going to basically prep her. make bacon out of her stomach or at one point they're going to cook the feet as she watches and screams in torture and terror. th
continues for family, friends and the entire community of midland city, worried about the fate of a 5-year-old boy held hostage in an underground bunker. police say they are in constant communication with jim dykes. the man they say killed a school bus driver tuesday afternoon, then took the boy inside a bunker on his property. police are talking to dykes through a ventilation pipe and say they don't think the boy has been harmed. george howell joins us. tell us what people are saying. what's going on there? >> reporter: don, you know this community is just waiting hour by hour. there was a vigil earlier. everyone is just hoping that this situation comes to a peaceful resolution. there was supposed to be a news conference here right now, but that was canceled. we did, though, get some new information from the sheriff earlier today. he gave us some insight into exactly how mr. dykes is treating this young boy. first of all, we know that mr. dykes has an electric heater and blankets. that is good news, obviously underground in this bunker, it's cold, a constant 50 degrees. so investigators s
things to consider. one is the culture of violence in ha city. a particular problem with crime by people intruding into the homes of the rich and famous and successful. so oscar pistorius talked before about a paranoia. but secondly, the medical research council says three women are killed by their partner every day. >> and the prosecutor just pointed out as well in this case that recently there was the rape and murder of a 17-year-old in south africa. so it's really important to understand that there's a lot of violence against women as well as fear of intruders in the home. so let's not minimize that because that's also extremely important. why did -- >> that's like apples and oranges. >> the four shots thing i find if he genuinely thought it was an intruder about to attack him, look at the number of cases in america where there are states for stand your ground. i don't think there's a limitation on the number of bullet e s fire ed d. >> why didn't he flee? why didn't he see if his girlfriend was okay and help her to run out the door? >> it's based on calm, rational thought. alan, you
arriving at city hospital") which is why we're proud to help connect our students with leading employers across the nation. (subway announcer: "next stop financial center") let's get to work. >> is not a violent person. he is a peace maker. he has always been a peace maker, and that's his nature. he looks tough, and he looked like the superstar and held himself in public domain, but he is actually a very, very kind, soft person. >> defending the blade runner accused of murder. that the uncle of oscar pistorius. prosecutors call it murder. the defense maintains pistorius thought he was shooting at an intruder. tom foreman goes inside the home for an exclusive look at both theories. >> you have to consider the layout of this apartment to understand the competing views of what happened here. this is oscar pistorius's view. he says he and his girlfriend were in bed when he got up in the middle of the morning, the early hours of darkness there, and went out to the balance donny to close a window and bring in a fan. unbeknownst to him, she got up and went into the rest room. when he came back
york city no, no, no, don't touch it. politics are reflecting that back. we're looking for this magic fairy dust to come from them, where we're the problems. whether it's rich people saying no i'm not paying another 4% in tax, whether it's social security users saying i'm not going to work longer. the politicians are just a reflection. i think we're just as much to blame as the politicians. >> there is a point, jodi, take defense for example, there's quite a good argument to be made that there could be quite draconian cuts in the budget. there has been massive spending since 9/11. the threat is no longer quite what it was then, many would argue. why does america need to have this astronomical ongoing defense budget when you have more pressing things at home to worry about? >> absolutely. one of the reasons you have seen the administration stand behind chuck hagel is because the president nominated him in part because as a war hero, he has the credibility to make some of the really difficult cuts and choices. i think there's some truth to what donny is saying is that the only fair and
't. >> where are they right now? >> they're back in kansas city, in topeka. >> you have communicated. >> they have reservations and flights. they did a great job and hooked us up. happy valentine's day. >> sorry baby. >> tell us about the attire here. >> well, first of all, sorry, carnival, for taking your bathrobe. i did not pay for this, but i figured they owed me a bathrobe. but, yeah, we thought we were going to be in warm climate, so i did not pack a lot of warm clothes. i knew it would be chilly so i had to snag the robe as we came off the ship. >> you're not alone. it's kind of the triumph attire. they seem to have the lovy parting gifts. >> someone called them the white walkers. >> how do you feel about how they handled it? some people are very angry. >> i understand. i think they handled it as best they could have. first and foremost, the crew that was on the ship did a marvelous job. some of them, i know, didn't sleep. in fact, we saw the guy on our floor, one of the guys saw him, he was asleep on the floor. had basically a sheet over him and a pillow. getting a couple hour
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